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Aug 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
linkedin, were off. one winner today, gold. a new record for gold futures today, topping $1,720 an ounce. all this selling, which has been going on for the better part of two weeks, has taken its toll, both on individual investors and on businesses. >> you're trying them all? >> yes. >> that's a lot of root beer. >> reporter: opening a business is always tough. opening one in this environment, well, we have plenty of good reasons why that's crazy. >> thanks. have a good day. >> reporter: but at rocket fizz, which sells all sorts of candy and pop, you'll remember from your youth, business is pretty sweet. >> a lot of people are willing to give up a lot of things. they give up buying a nice, expensive watch or the latest electronic device. but people are willing to say, i deserve a soda. i deserve a piece of chocolate or something like that. and it's not that much of an investment. >> you know what? you know the downfall of wall street? greed. >> reporter: across town, they're not giving up coffee, either. but they are concerned about the future of their money. >> we're going to be, you kn
NBC
Aug 22, 2011 6:00pm PDT
its funders, the founder of linkedin. back to you. >>> still to come here at 6:00, keeping neighborhood businesses going in tough times. how the fight over statewide development agencies is playing out in one south bay community. >>> also, school hasn't even started yet, but a lot of students are already feeling the cuts. why california college students are bracing for another round of fees. >>> and seeing art in a whole new light. how one woman is on a mission to bring art to the public. >>> and good evening. i'm chief meteorologist jeff pineary. we'll let you know how far that fog is going to be spreading inland. on the mild side in san jose at 77. we'll tell you about some 90-degree temperatures coming back. >>> we continue to follow our breaking news out of san francisco. the bart protests are once again causing commuting headaches for thousands of people coming in and out of the city. this is video last hour. the last hour and a half, the protests have been happening. the civic center station in san francisco remains shut down. the powell street bart station has just r
NBC
Aug 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
's going to start slow rolling out these games in waves. >>> linkedin said it will no longer display users names and photos in social ads. this week users began protesting the new form of advertising, called social ads. it promoted ads or services they recommended or companies they followed by using members' names and photos. now the social ads will only tell you when people in your network make a recommendation as opposed to showing their name or photo. >>> england's prime minister says he's looking into blocking social networking sites and messaging services in the event of violent unrest. government leaders are working with law enforcement agencies and tech companies to explore the option. tlae people have already been arrested on suspicion of using social media and messaging to encourage rioting. critics say silencing people in that way would only make people more angry. in all more than 1200 people have been arrested in england after five days of rioting. it all started on saturday as a peaceful protest. people upset with the fatal police p shooting of a father of four. >>> we've all
NBC
Aug 19, 2011 6:00pm PDT
linkedin and find thousands of job if you're looking to work in tech. >> now we're seeing some of the seeds planted years ago come to fruition and real business models with real earnings and with that allows us to see is hiring. >> reporter: and how's this for a silicon valley surprise? construction otherwise taking a beating in california, putting boots on the ground along 101 in san jose. >> we're looking at funding going into infrastructure improvements which create jobs. >> reporter: lots of jobs thanks to a $156 million boost from the state that will fund multiple roadway projects. >> it's a lot of jobs for people on the projects. it's improving the roadways so people can get to jobs. it's a significant boost to the economy. >> reporter: california is trying to dig itself out of a pretty big hole these days, but there is some strength to grow on. >> and how tough are jobs to come by? the banking industry still shrinking. bank of america announcing 3,500 new job cuts today and, yes, as we said, there are jobs in tech, but arguably the biggest tech story of the week comes from a company
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